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Matt Mahon
Matt Mahon
Political theory
Philosophy and Cultural Studies
2009: MA (hons) Postcolonial Studies, Goldsmiths: Distinction. Dissertation title: Locality, agency and the politics of dementia in Bergson and Appadurai.

2008: BSc (hons) Philosophy and Politics, Bristol: First.
2010-11: Seminar leader, 'Problems of Explanation and Interpretation' (third year methods course), BA Politics, Philosophy and History, Birkbeck.

2010: Sessional lecturer, 'Postcolonial Theory' course, MA Postcolonial Cultures and Global Policy, Goldsmiths.
Political theory: my research focus is on the relation between constructions of temporality and political agency, using a phenomenological and Bergsonist approach.

Postcolonial theory and Cultural Studies: I have a developed research interest in the politics of time and in diaspora and hybridity studies, as well as a background in feminist theory and Poststructural political ethics, especially Butler and Foucault.

Philosophy: Heidegger, Deleuze, Bergson, Merleau-Ponty. Philosophy of language, phenomenology, ethics. I also have a strong grounding in analytical political philosophy, especially Rawls.
  • Seminar delivery,
  • Lecture delivery,
  • One-to-one tutoring,
  • Supervision (undergraduate),
  • Supervision (postgraduate)
  • London,
  • South East,
  • East of England,
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